The Costume Showdown will be during the 7th Annual Owl-O-Ween Hot Air Balloon Festival on October 18 and 19 at KSU Sports and Entertainment Park.
The Costume Showdown is a completely online, social media contest. All guests will need is a Twitter or Instagram account, a smartphone, and their best costume. Entries are submitted by uploading a photo with the hashtag #OwlOWeen2019. There is no physical check-in location, and participants can snap pictures at the various installations or with the hot air balloons around the festival. All Owl-O-Ween attendees are encouraged to participate and there is no fee to enter the contest. Admission to the festival is required.
Categories for the Costume Showdown are 1st Place, 2nd Place, 3rd Place, Best Zaxby’s Costume and Best Kids’ Costume. The contest will be open during both days of the festival and online voting will end Sunday, October 20 at 11:59 p.m. Winners will be announced by Fifth Third Bank Stadium on Monday, October 21.